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closed 7/18/2018 via Company Press Release

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired Language Connect

synopsis: The Hut Group (THG), one of the largest online Beauty & Wellbeing businesses, has acquired Language Connect, a leading language translation and localisation services company. Language Connect has a diverse blue-chip customer base and an international footprint, with offices in London, New York, Singapore, Dubai, Munich, and Melbourne.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
Based in the UK, The Hut Group (THG) is an international technology company, focused on beauty and wellbeing retail. THG sells consumer goods directly to consumers through its proprietary technology and operating platform. "
target: Language Connect
Headquartered in the UK, Language Connect has grown rapidly to become a leading international language services provider. The business has a diverse blue-chip customer base of over 900 organisations globally.
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closed 6/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Scriptis, acquired MTM LinguaSoft

synopsis: Scriptis, a Canadian ISO 17100-certified leader in business translation and localization solutions, has acquired MTM LinguaSoft, a US-based language services company known since 2003 for blending linguistic, cultural and technological expertise.
buyer: Scriptis
Scriptis has been providing language services since 2008 with precision and responsiveness. Based near Montreal, the team of more than thirty includes translators, writers, localization engineers, and project managers. "
target: MTM LinguaSoft
MTM LinguaSoft is a US-based language services company known since 2003 for blending linguistic, cultural and technological expertise. The company has developed strong expertise in localization for all print and digital multimedia.
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closed 5/13/2020 via Company Press Release

Ai Media, acquired Alternative Communication Services

synopsis: Ai-Media, a global provider of technology-enabled live and recorded captioning, transcription, and translation services, has acquired Alternative Communications Services (ACS) to accelerate its growth in the North American market. ACS is one of the leading providers of voice-to-text captioning and sign language services in North America.
buyer: Ai Media
Australia-based Ai-Media is a global leader in the provision of high-quality live and recorded captioning, transcription, and translation services. Its unique technology platform combines artificial intelligence and human expertise to deliver market-leading speech-to-text accuracy. "
target: Alternative Communication Services
Alternative Communication Services (ACS) provides captioning, voice-to-text, post production, and interpreting services. ACS provides CART (Communication Access Real-Time Translation), remote CART, captioning, and Text Interpreting for businesses and educational institutions in English and Spanish.
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announced 3/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

TAKARA & COMPANY LTD., will acquire Simul International, Inc.

synopsis: TAKARA & COMPANY LTD. is to acquire Simul International, Inc. from Benesse Holdings, Inc. Since its founding in 1965, Simul has supported international communication for 55 years by providing high-quality interpreting services at important international conferences in the areas of politics, economics and culture of Japan.
buyer: TAKARA & COMPANY LTD. (TSE:7921:$171.46)
TAKARA & COMPANY LTD., formerly TAKARA PRINTING CO., LTD., is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the production of disclosure related documents. "
target parent: Benesse Holdings, Inc.
target: Simul International, Inc.
Since its founding in 1965, Simul has supported international communication for 55 years by providing high-quality interpreting services at important international conferences in the areas of politics, economics and culture of Japan.
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$47
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$48
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closed 2/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Straker Translations, acquired NZTC International

synopsis: Auckland-based Straker Translations Limited, a world-leading translation platform, has acquired The New Zealand Translation Centre Limited (NZTC International), a privately owned translation company operating in the international translation and interpreting market. The acquisition of NZTC extends Straker's presence in the Asia Pacific region.
buyer: Straker Translations (ASX:STG:$20.79)
New Zealand-based Straker Translations is a cloud-enabled translation services provider. The company has built a technology platform using Artificial Intelligence that enables human translators to deliver faster and more accurate translations at a lower cost. "
target: NZTC International
NZTC International is a New Zealand based translation company operating in the international translation and interpreting market. NZTC provides services for translation, voice over, subtitling, interpreting, content translation for multilingual websites, software and game localisation, and more
price ($mm)
$0.59
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$3
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closed 12/18/2019 via Company Press Release

Transfluent, acquired Navitep Oy and Translatum Oy

synopsis: Transfluent Oy, which develops and offers digital translation services, has acquired Navitep Oy and Translatum Oy. Navitep Oy is a software company whose main product is software developed for automating the translation process. Translatum Oy is an expert company specialising in international communications and a wide range of translation services.
buyer: Transfluent
Transfluent Oy, established in 2007, develops and provides digital translation services. Transfluent specialises in a translation experience that is as automated and easy to use as possible. High-quality translations are produced by professional translators via digital services. "
target: Navitep Oy and Translatum Oy
Navitep Oy, established in 2012, is a software company whose main product is software developed for automating the translation process. Translatum Oy is an expert company specialising in international communications and combining a wide range of translation services and innovative technologies.
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announced 11/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Tarjama, will acquire Captivate Arabia

synopsis: Tarjama.com has acquired Captivate Arabia, an audio-visual translation and subtitling agency that has localised over 50,000 hours in the fields of entertainment and e-learning. Originally founded in 2009, Captivate Arabia has operated from Jordan, offering subtitling & captioning; media content localisation; translation; transcription; and more.
buyer: Tarjama
Tarjama began as a translation company, but as the world of business is changing, they have expanded to offer services ranging from content creation to AI-driven services. Tarjama is a leading provider of Arabic translation and content (including translation to and from 50 languages). "
target: Captivate Arabia
Originally founded in 2009, Captivate Arabia operates from Jordan, offering a variety of services including subtitling & captioning; media content localisation; translation; transcription; voiceover & dubbing and compliance editing.
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closed 5/22/2019 via PE Hub

Riverside Partners, LLC., acquired 3Play Media

synopsis: Riverside Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm, has completed a majority investment in 3Play Media Inc., a company that provides video captioning, transcription, subtitling, and audio description services to more than 2,500 customers across industries.
buyer: Riverside Partners, LLC.
Riverside Partners is a middle market private equity firm currently investing Riverside Fund V, L.P. The fund focuses on growth-oriented companies primarily in the healthcare and technology industries. Riverside Partners brings domain expertise and operating experience to its portfolio companies. "
target: 3Play Media
3Play Media provides closed captioning, transcription, and audio description to more than 2,500 customers in higher education, enterprise, entertainment, and government. 3Play Media simplifies the process of making videos accessible.
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closed 5/22/2019 via Company Press Release

t’works Group, acquired text&form GmbH

synopsis: The t’works Group has acquired text&form GmbH, a leading provider of translation, localization and SAP language consultancy services based in Berlin, Germany. While text&form will become part of the t’works family it will continue to operate independently under current management and maintain its brand.
buyer: t’works Group
German t’works specializes in patent, legal, and financial translation, as well as translation services in the fields of life sciences, software and IT. t’works offers its customers comprehensive, quality-driven translation services, enabling them to speak the languages of their markets. "
target: text&form GmbH
text&form is a leading ISO 17100 certified translation service provider with offices in Berlin and Toronto. Areas of expertise include SAP translation and language consultancy, software and multimedia localization and the translation of highly complex technical documentation.
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closed 2/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alexei Vitchenko, acquired Translate.com

synopsis: Ukrainian investor Alexei Vitchenko bought the service translate.com. Translate.com is a human-powered translation service based in Chicago, Illinois.
buyer: Alexei Vitchenko
Alexei Vitchenko is a Ukrainian investor. Alexei Vitchenko invests in the translation industry due to its recent growth. "
target: Translate.com
Translate.com is a human-powered translation service based in Chicago, Illinois. The company offers a web-based human translation subscription platform in combination with artificial intelligence technologies.
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$0.85
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closed 1/18/2019 via Company Press Release

Lionbridge Technologies, Inc., acquired Gengo

synopsis: Lionbridge, one of the world’s most trusted global communications platforms, announced its acquisition of Gengo, a Tokyo-based, leading edge technology company providing crowdsourcing, machine learning and localization services to global customers.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. (LIOX:$556.65)
Lionbridge partners with brands to break barriers and build bridges all over the world. For more than 20 years, they have helped companies connect with global customers by delivering marketing, testing and globalization services in more than 300 languages. "
target: Gengo
Gengo is a global people-powered technology platform providing translation and AI training-data services to global businesses. Founded in 2008, Gengo has translated more than one billion words for 65,000+ customers. They are headquartered in Japan with an office in San Mateo, CA.
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closed 10/31/2018 via Company Press Release

LanguageWire A/S, acquired Xplanation Language Services NV

synopsis: LanguageWire, a company based in Denmark that offers a cloud-based platform for collaborating with language experts, has acquired Xplanation, a global provider of translation solutions. Xplanation localizes software, product manuals, online help, marketing collaterals and website content, and offers multilingual publishing.
buyer parent: Catacap
buyer: LanguageWire A/S
LanguageWire is a company based in Denmark that offers a cloud-based platform that allows businesses to collaborate with experts in the language and translation industry. Their platform provides access to a global network of over 5,000 language experts, including translators, copywriters and more. "
target: Xplanation Language Services NV
Xplanation is a global provider of translation solutions. Supported by a worldwide network of translation partners, Xplanation localizes software, product manuals, online help, marketing collaterals and website content, and offers multilingual publishing.
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closed 10/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Technicis Translation, acquired AAC Global Oy

synopsis: The Technicis Group, the professional translation specialist, has acquired AAC Global. AAC Global helps businesses succeed by providing translation and localization services for all types of content, tailored face-to-face and digital training solutions for any learning need, and marketing content production for every channel.
buyer parent: Groupe BPCE
buyer: Technicis Translation
Technicis Translation is the leading translation agency in France, and counts among the three main players in Europe. Because of 350 global employees and a network of 7,000 specialized translators, Technicis meets the needs of companies across all industries and in any language combination. "
target parent: Korona Invest
target: AAC Global Oy
AAC Global promotes its clients’ success in international markets by helping them to get their message through to their customers. AAC Global’s services include translation and localization services, content production for all channels, language and communication training, and interpreting services.
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closed 10/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Berkeley College, acquired Rennert International

synopsis: Berkeley Language Services, a subsidiary of Berkeley Educational Services of New York (BES), acquired Rennert International, a New York City-based international language school, teacher training center and translation services provider. BES is the parent of Berkeley College, a family-owned institution with campuses in New York and New Jersey.
buyer: Berkeley College
Berkeley College, established in 1931, is a regionally accredited college providing excellence in teaching and learning through a student-focused approach to career education. "
target: Rennert International
Founded in 1973, Rennert International is a full-service language school, teacher-training center and translation services provider. Their specialties include translation and interpretation services, English and international language instruction, Teen language programs, and ESOL teaching training.
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closed 9/28/2018 via Company Press Release

Questel, acquired MultiLing

synopsis: Questel, one of the world’s largest online intellectual property (IP) service providers, has acquired MultiLing, the global leader in patent translations. Founded in 1988 and based in Utah, MultiLing leverages their advanced technology platform to provide the highest quality patent translation services in the most cost-effective manner.
buyer: Questel
Questel is a worldwide leading provider of intellectual property solutions. Questel offers a comprehensive suite of SaaS for searching, analyzing, and managing invention and IP asset, as well as a unique collection of IP databases. "
target: MultiLing
Founded in 1988, MultiLing defines and drives best practices for advanced multinational translations. Its unique model combines highly specialized translators, a centralized management process, terminology management, quality control and proprietary technology.
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closed 7/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Technicis Translation, acquired Telelingua

synopsis: The Technicis group, European leader in the technical translation sector, continues its external growth strategy with the announcement of the purchase of Telelingua. Telelingua is one of the world's top 25 largest translation companies.
buyer parent: Groupe BPCE
buyer: Technicis Translation
Technicis Translation is the leading translation agency in France, and counts among the three main players in Europe. Because of 350 global employees and a network of 7,000 specialized translators, Technicis meets the needs of companies across all industries and in any language combination. "
target: Telelingua
Telelingua is one of the world's top 25 largest translation companies. Originally established in Brussels, the company boasts more than 30 years' international experience and offers a broad range of expertise in areas such as life sciences, IT, finance, law and both energy and the environment.
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announced 10/30/2017 via Reuters

Honyaku Center Inc., will acquire Media Research, Inc.

synopsis: Honyaku Center, the largest translation company in Asia, will acquire Media Research, Inc. from FueTrek, a provider of mobile phone solutions. Media Research, Inc. is a translation and localization company based in Japan. The company translates and localizes information in a variety of fields including life sciences, energy, legal and more.
buyer: Honyaku Center Inc. (JASDAQ:2483:$88.34)
Honyaku Center is the largest translation company in Asia. The company provides translation and localization services tailored to the Japanese and Asian markets. Honyaku Center has provided translation and localization services for the IT, industrial, medical, financial, and legal industries. "
target parent: Fuetrek Co., Ltd.
target: Media Research, Inc.
Media Research, Inc. is a translation and localization company based in Japan. Media Research translates/localizes information in a variety of fields including life sciences, energy, international cooperation, IT and telecommunications, economics and finance, business documents, legal and more.
price ($mm)
$4.85
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closed 5/3/2017 via Company Press Release

Semantix AB, acquired TextMinded A/S

synopsis: The Nordics’ largest language company, Semantix, has acquired the leading Danish translation agency, TextMinded. TextMinded is Denmark's largest translation company measured in domestic turnover. TextMinded has nearly 30 years of experience in translation and has spearheaded innovation and language technology in the translation industry.
buyer parent: Segulah
buyer: Semantix AB
Semantix is the largest Nordic supplier of translation & interpretation services, and call upon almost 50 years of experience in the language industry. Its client base includes many within the public sector, as well as both large and small enterprises within a variety of private business verticals. "
target: TextMinded A/S
TextMinded is one of Denmark’s largest translation agencies. With almost 30 years in the business, TextMinded combines many years of experience with an ability to operate as a pathfinder in the field of technological developments in the industry.
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$19
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announced 4/26/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Sajan, Inc. will be merged with Amplexor NV,

synopsis: Sajan Inc. and AMPLEXOR International SA, announced that a definitive merger agreement has been signed, whereby Sajan will be acquired by AMPLEXOR International. Sajan is a leading provider of global language translation and localization services, helping clients around the world expand seamlessly into any global market.
buyer parent: Euroscript International SA
buyer: Amplexor NV
AMPLEXOR International is a leading digital solution provider offering global compliance, digital experience and content solutions. AMPLEXOR helps customers across key industries achieve process efficiency, increase revenue generation, reduce time-to-market and ensure quality and compliance. "
target: Sajan, Inc. (SAJA:$29.22)
Sajan is a leading provider of global language translation and localization services, helping clients expand seamlessly into any global market. Sajan’s language translation management system technology, Sajan Transplicity, provides process automation and innovative multilingual content reuse.
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$28 [$25]
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$29
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$0
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closed 4/10/2017 via BNC Analysis

Apostroph Group merged with Wieners+Wieners GmbH,

synopsis: Apostroph AG, one of the leading language service providers for corporate clients in Switzerland, unites its forces with the premium provider for language services in Germany, WIENERS + WIENERS from Hamburg. The merger of both companies creates one of the leading premium providers of language services in the German-speaking countries.
buyer parent: ECM Equity Capital Management GmbH
buyer: Wieners+Wieners GmbH
Wieners+Wieners translates and proofreads texts whose authors cannot afford mistakes: catalogues, annual reports, mailings, fund prospectuses, slogans, sales folders, posters, websites and many others. "
target: Apostroph Group
The Apostroph Group is a leading language services provider for the corporate market in Switzerland. Established in 1994, the company has grown steadily and now has a presence at four locations across Switzerland.
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closed 7/18/2018 via Company Press Release

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired Language Connect

synopsis: The Hut Group (THG), one of the largest online Beauty & Wellbeing businesses, has acquired Language Connect, a leading language translation and localisation services company. Language Connect has a diverse blue-chip customer base and an international footprint, with offices in London, New York, Singapore, Dubai, Munich, and Melbourne.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
Based in the UK, The Hut Group (THG) is an international technology company, focused on beauty and wellbeing retail. THG sells consumer goods directly to consumers through its proprietary technology and operating platform. "
target: Language Connect
Headquartered in the UK, Language Connect has grown rapidly to become a leading international language services provider. The business has a diverse blue-chip customer base of over 900 organisations globally.
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announced 12/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

The Hut Group Ltd., will acquire DermStore Beauty Group

synopsis: THG Holdings Ltd., a British ecommerce operator that sells beauty and nutrition products, agreed to buy Dermstore LLC, an online beauty product retailer, as it expands its reach in the U.S. THG is acquiring the retailer of high-end skincare and specialty beauty brands from Target Corp.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
THG, based in England, has grown from a start-up business to a global digital commerce group, fast becoming one of the world’s leading beauty and wellbeing online retail organizations. Founded by Matthew Moulding in 2004, THG operates more than 160 websites that sell products across 140 markets. "
target parent: Target Corporation
target: DermStore Beauty Group
DermStore Beauty Group is an El Segundo, California-based online beauty product retailer with 75 employees. DermStore’s primary website is DermStore.com, an e-commerce site that sells about 26,000 different skin care beauty products from 750 brands.
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closed 7/18/2018 via Company Press Release

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired Language Connect

synopsis: The Hut Group (THG), one of the largest online Beauty & Wellbeing businesses, has acquired Language Connect, a leading language translation and localisation services company. Language Connect has a diverse blue-chip customer base and an international footprint, with offices in London, New York, Singapore, Dubai, Munich, and Melbourne.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
Based in the UK, The Hut Group (THG) is an international technology company, focused on beauty and wellbeing retail. THG sells consumer goods directly to consumers through its proprietary technology and operating platform. "
target: Language Connect
Headquartered in the UK, Language Connect has grown rapidly to become a leading international language services provider. The business has a diverse blue-chip customer base of over 900 organisations globally.
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closed 8/23/2017 via Financial Times

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired RY.com.au

synopsis: The Hut Group, one of the world’s largest online Health & Beauty retailers, has acquired RY.com.au, Australia’s largest online haircare, skincare and cosmetics retailer. RY.com.au provides fast, friendly service and offers top quality products at discounted prices. RY has shipped over 1 million orders to more than 1 million happy customers.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
The Hut Group (THG) is a nimble giant with a start-up culture. THG is fast becoming the most influential online retail organisation. It operates over 140 highly profitable websites retailing premium, non-perishable FMCG products direct to consumers across the fast growing Health & Beauty markets. "
target: RY.com.au
Established in 2005, RY.com.au is Australia’s largest online haircare, skincare and cosmetics retailer. RY.com.au has become synonymous with fast, friendly service and top quality products offered at discounted prices. RY.com.au has shipped over 1 million orders to more than 1 million customers.
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closed 8/14/2017 via Company Press Release

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired GLOSSYBOX

synopsis: The Hut Group (“THG”), one of the world’s largest online Health & Beauty retailers and brand owners, announces the acquisition of GLOSSYBOX, from majority shareholders Rocket Internet and Kinnevik Online. GLOSSYBOX, founded in 2011 in Berlin, is Europe’s number one provider of beauty box subscription services.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
The Hut Group (THG) is a nimble giant with a start-up culture. THG is fast becoming the most influential online retail organisation. It operates over 140 highly profitable websites retailing premium, non-perishable FMCG products direct to consumers across the fast growing Health & Beauty markets. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: GLOSSYBOX
GLOSSYBOX is Europe’s number 1 provider of beauty box subscription services. It developed from a marketing distribution tool for beauty brands towards a holistic beauty advisor. With its strong brand, GLOSSYBOX has created an independent platform connecting beauty enthusiasts, brands & influencers.
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closed 4/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired Hangar Seven Limited

synopsis: Macclesfield’s Hangar Seven has been acquired by The Hut Group. Hangar Seven is a leader in the planning, creation, production and distribution of powerful Content that changes consumer opinion, stimulates consumer interaction and drives retail footfall and sales.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
The Hut Group is the #1 online destination for health & beauty and one of the world's fastest growing online retailers. They architect, build and run their own bespoke software systems and their proprietary technology platform powers their websites. "
target parent: Catapult Venture Managers
target: Hangar Seven Limited
Hangar Seven is a leader in the planning, creation, production and distribution of powerful Content that changes consumer opinion, stimulates consumer interaction and drives retail footfall and sales.
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closed 5/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired Salu Beauty

synopsis: Online retailer The Hut Group has acquired high-end US and Australian competitor Salu Beauty from Walgreens Boots Alliance. Salu Beauty, which trades under skincarestore.com.au and skinstore.com, provides a worldwide online retail presence and specialized online and offline marketing solutions for over 250 beauty product manufacturers.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
The Hut Group is the #1 online destination for health & beauty and one of the world's fastest growing online retailers. They architect, build and run their own bespoke software systems and their proprietary technology platform powers their websites. "
target parent: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.
target: Salu Beauty
Salu Beauty provides a worldwide online retail presence and specialized online and offline marketing solutions for over 250 beauty product manufacturers through Skinstore.com. Headquartered in Gold River (Sacramento), California, Salu Beauty also operates in Syndey, Australia.
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closed 3/28/2014 via BNC Analysis

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired Preloved

synopsis: The Hut Group, one of Europe’s fastest growing online lifestyle and health and beauty groups, has bought Moo Limted. Moo Limited is the operator of Preloved, one of the largest online classified sites in the UK.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
The Hut Group is an online retailing platform focused on fast moving consumer goods including Entertainment (Games, DVDs, CDs, Books), Electricals, Gadgets, Health & Beauty, Footwear, Gifting, Accessories, Toys, Underwear & Sports. The company was founded in 2004 and based in Northwich Cheshire. "
target: Preloved
Preloved was started in 1998 and has grown to become one of the largest classified advertising sites in the UK with hundreds of thousands of adverts in over 500 categories.
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closed 1/30/2013 via BNC Analysis

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired Pro Bike Kit Ltd.

synopsis: Pro Bike Kit Ltd. will join The Hut Group's lifestyle division and allow the buyer to expand its product base and improve cross-selling opportunities. Pro Bike Kit is an online road cycling retailer.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
Founded in 2004 and based in Northwich Cheshire, The Hut Group is an online retailing platform focused on fast moving consumer goods including Entertainment (Games, DVDs, CDs, Books), Electricals, Gadgets, Health & Beauty, Footwear, Gifting, Accessories, Toys, Underwear & Sports. "
target parent: Encore Capital LLP
target: Pro Bike Kit Ltd.
Founded in 1998 and based in Cumbria, United Kingdom, Pro Bike Kit is an online road cycling retailer. Core products include bicycle accessories, components, clothing, tyres and nutrition supplements.
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closed 11/25/2010 via BNC Analysis

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired Mankind Direct Ltd.

synopsis: The Hut Group, an online retailer in both women’s and men’s health & beauty, acquired Mankind Direct Limited (incorporating www.Mankind.co.uk & www.BeautyExpert.co.uk). Mankind Direct is the UK’s largest male Health & Beauty business, generating £5m in sales over the last 12 months and bringing with it a fantastic range of luxury brands.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
The Hut Group is an online retailing platform focused on fast moving consumer goods including Entertainment (Games, DVDs, CDs, Books), Electricals, Gadgets, Health & Beauty, Footwear, Gifting, Accessories, Toys, Underwear & Sports. The company was founded in 2004 and based in Northwich Cheshire. "
target: Mankind Direct Ltd.
Mankind Direct Ltd. operates as web retailer of men's beauty products. The company was incorporated in 2000 and is based in Farnborough, United Kingdom. The company's sister site Beauty Expert sells aspirational skin care, cosmetics and accessories for women.
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$3.89
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closed 11/9/2010 via BNC Analysis

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired Lookfantastic Group Ltd.

synopsis: The Hut Group announces the £19.4m acquisition of the Lookfantastic Group, the UK’s largest online Health & Beauty retailer, as part of its ongoing strategy to become one of Europe’s largest online players.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
Founded in 2004 and based in Northwich Cheshire, The Hut Group is an online retailing platform focused on fast moving consumer goods including Entertainment (Games, DVDs, CDs, Books), Electricals, Gadgets, Health & Beauty, Footwear, Gifting, Accessories, Toys, Underwear & Sports. "
target: Lookfantastic Group Ltd.
Lookfantastic.com was created back in 1997 with one key aim; to make salon hair and high end beauty brands more accessible, so that everyone could all buy their favourite hair and beauty brands at the click of a button.
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$31
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$32
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closed 2/3/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Mohawk Group, Inc., acquired Healing Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Mohawk Group Holdings, Inc., a technology-enabled consumer products company, has acquired the assets of e-commerce company Healing Solutions, LLC, a leading online seller of essential oils. With the acquisition, Mohawk enters the essential oils market which further diversifies its e-commerce portfolio of brands.
buyer: Mohawk Group, Inc. (MWK:$185.70)
Mohawk, together with its subsidiaries, is a technology-enabled consumer products company that uses machine learning, natural language processing, and data analytics to design, develop, market and sell products. Mohawk predominantly operates through online retail channels such as Amazon and Walmart."
target: Healing Solutions, LLC
Healing Solutions is a leading online seller of essential oils. The company partners with the world’s most renowned essential oil suppliers to provide its customers with a wide range of high-quality products without the high price tag that often accompanies them.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$65
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

The Hut Group Ltd., will acquire DermStore Beauty Group

synopsis: THG Holdings Ltd., a British ecommerce operator that sells beauty and nutrition products, agreed to buy Dermstore LLC, an online beauty product retailer, as it expands its reach in the U.S. THG is acquiring the retailer of high-end skincare and specialty beauty brands from Target Corp.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
THG, based in England, has grown from a start-up business to a global digital commerce group, fast becoming one of the world’s leading beauty and wellbeing online retail organizations. Founded by Matthew Moulding in 2004, THG operates more than 160 websites that sell products across 140 markets. "
target parent: Target Corporation
target: DermStore Beauty Group
DermStore Beauty Group is an El Segundo, California-based online beauty product retailer with 75 employees. DermStore’s primary website is DermStore.com, an e-commerce site that sells about 26,000 different skin care beauty products from 750 brands.
price ($mm)
$350
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Gidor SA, acquired Beneva International AG

synopsis: The Swiss hairdresser chain Gidor, has acquired Beneva International AG, (BenevaBlack.ch), one of the most successful e-commerce platforms in Switzerland in the beauty sector. They sell a variety of beauty products including hair care, face creams, eye creams, men's products, and more.
buyer: Gidor SA
Gidor SA is a hairdressing chain based in Switzerland. They own over 100 Gidor hairdressing branches, the internet shop clickandcare.ch, the Gidor Academy and various other hairdressing and beauty brands. "
target: Beneva International AG
Beneva International AG, BenevaBlack.ch, is one of the most successful e-commerce platforms in Switzerland in the beauty sector. They sell a variety of beauty products including hair care, face creams, eye creams, men's products, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Grupo Boticário, acquired Beleza na Web

synopsis: Grupo Boticário, the second largest cosmetic company in Brazil, has acquired Beleza na Web, a leading online beauty retailer in Latin America. Beleza offers over 360 national and foreign brands of hair, perfume, skincare, makeup, and body and bath products.
buyer: Grupo Boticário
Grupo Boticário is the second largest cosmetic company in Brazil. Grupo Boticário creates and sells a variety of cosmetic products through their four brands. Their brands include O Boticário, Eudora, Quem disse, Berenice? and The Beauty Box. "
target: Beleza na Web
Beleza na Web is a leading online beauty retailer in Latin America. Beleza connects consumers to top beauty experts and selective brands through high quality curated digital content. Beleza offers over 360 national and foreign brands of hair, perfume, skincare, makeup, and body and bath products.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$71
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Pharmasimple SA, will acquire 1001Pharmacies.com

synopsis: Pharmasimple, an online drugstore in Belgium, will acquire 1001Pharmacies.com, a French retail company that offers pharmaceutical products online. 1001Pharmacies.com offers over 30,000 pharmaceutical, hygiene, and beauty products. Their products include cosmetics, oils, moisturizers, incense, shampoo, cleansers, tea, food supplements, and more.
buyer: Pharmasimple SA (ENXTPA:ALPHS:$20.78)
Pharmasimple is an online drugstore in Belgium. Pharmasimple provides pharmaceutical, beauty, and hygiene products at low prices. Their catalog of products include facial creams, protein drinks, alternative medicines, vitamins, deodorants, toothpaste, makeup, and more. "
target: 1001Pharmacies.com
1001Pharmacies.com is a French retail company that offers pharmaceutical products online. 1001Pharmacies.com offers over 30,000 pharmaceutical, hygiene, and beauty products. Their products include cosmetics, oils, moisturizers, incense, shampoo, cleansers, tea, food supplements, and more.
price ($mm)
$9.18
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Magasin Général, acquired Founa.com

synopsis: Magasin Général (MG), a chain of supermarkets in Tunisia, has acquired Founashop (Founa.com), the first online supermarket in Tunisia. Founa aspires to deliver fresh, high-quality food products and other general goods to their customers. Founa also offers fresh, natural, and traditional products from Tunisia.
buyer: Magasin Général (BVMT:MAG:$317.66)
Magasin Général (MG) is a chain of supermarkets in Tunisia. Magasin Général's range of products include food products, beverages, alcohol, household appliances, and fragrances. The company operates 91 stores across Tunisia. "
target: Founa.com
Founashop (Founa.com) is the first online supermarket in Tunisia. Founa aspires to deliver fresh, high-quality food products and other general goods to their customers. Founa also offers fresh, natural, and traditional products from Tunisia.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

Mundo Verde Ltda., acquired Natue

synopsis: Mundo Verde, the largest health-food retailer in Brazil, has acquired Natue from Project A Ventures, an international venture capital firm based in Berlin. Natue is an online shop in Brazil that aims to help people achieve a more balanced and healthier lifestyle. Natue offers food supplements, natural cosmetics, organic foods and more.
buyer: Mundo Verde Ltda.
Mundo Verde is the largest health-food retailer in Brazil. Mundo Verde sells a variety of natural and health products. They offer organic, gluten-free, non-lactose and kosher foods, as well as food supplements and sports nutrition products. "
target parent: Project A Ventures GmbH & Co.
target: Natue
Founded in 2012, Natue is an online shop in Brazil that aims to help people achieve a more balanced and healthier lifestyle. Natue offers a wide portfolio of products, including food supplements, sports nutrition products, natural cosmetics, organic foods, slimming products and vitamins.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/29/2018 via BNC Analysis

JTG B.V., will acquire FragranceNet.com

synopsis: JTG, a global distributor of branded premium fragrances, high-end skincare, cosmetics and other beauty related products, will acquire a 75% stake in FragranceNet.com, an online discount fragrance retailer. FragranceNet.com offers over 17,000 genuine, brand name fragrances, skincare, makeup, haircare, aromatherapy and candles all at discount prices.
buyer parent: B&S Group S.A.
buyer: JTG B.V.
JTG is a global distributor of branded premium fragrances, high-end skincare, cosmetics and other beauty related products. They offer their customers best in class service through a unique and sophisticated distribution model which allows them to deliver beauty products 24/7 365 days per year. "
target: FragranceNet.com ( FGNT:$23.25)
Established in 1997, FragranceNet.com is an online discount fragrance retailer. FragranceNet.com offers over 17,000 genuine, brand name fragrances, skincare, makeup, haircare, aromatherapy and candles all at discount prices.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/29/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Matas, will acquire Firtal Group ApS

synopsis: Matas, a nationwide retail chain that offers a wide range of beauty and care, health and retail medicine as well as home and garden products, has signed an agreement to acquire Firtal Group ApS, the owner of Helsebixen.dk and a portfolio of ecommerce sites and brands in the Health & Wellbeing category.
buyer: Matas (CPSE:MATAS:$531.99)
Matas is a nationwide retail chain that offers a wide range of beauty and care, health and retail medicine as well as home and garden products. The chain counts almost 300 stores throughout Denmark. A total of 2,500 employees are employed in Matas' stores and at the head office in Allerød. "
target: Firtal Group ApS
Firtal Group is a leading digital retailer within sales and distribution of own branded products and third-party branded products. Firtal operates primarily within selected niche e-commerce verticals.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
$14
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
16.5x
closed 6/27/2018 via BNC Analysis

eleven AB, acquired NordicFeel

synopsis: Eleven, a Stockholm, Sweden-based online beauty retailer, has acquired NordicFeel, one of the largest online beauty stores in the Nordic countries. NordicFeel provides high quality beauty products at low prices. They offer a wide range of beauty products in the areas of perfume, skincare, hair care and makeup.
buyer parent: Verdane Capital
buyer: eleven AB
Eleven AB is an online retailer of high quality beauty products for both women and men. Eleven is one of Scandinavia's leading online beauty shops, with operations in Sweden, Finland, and Norway. They sell a variety of beauty products for makeup, perfume, skin care and hair care. "
target: NordicFeel
Founded in 2006, NordicFeel is one of the largest online beauty stores in the Nordic countries. NordicFeel provides high quality beauty products at low prices. They offer a wide range of beauty products in the areas of perfume, skincare, hair care and makeup.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/18/2018 via Company Press Release

iApotek, will acquire Eprix AB

synopsis: iApotek, a Swedish company that sells personal products and drugs online, has entered into an LOI to acquire Eprix AB. Swedish Eprix AB owns online stores like Maddii.se and Shopeko.se. Shopeko sells organic products online, such as cosmetics, beauty and wellness products. Maddii.se sells clothing online for the whole family.
buyer parent: New Equity Venture International AB
buyer: iApotek
iApotek owns and operates online portals that sell personal products and drugs. The company is based in Stockholm, Sweden. They operate the brands iApotek.se and Shaveit.se. "
target: Eprix AB
Swedish Eprix AB owns online stores like Maddii.se and Shopeko.se. Shopeko sells organic products online, such as cosmetics, beauty and wellness products. Maddii.se sells clothing online for the whole family.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

Verdane Capital, acquired eleven AB

synopsis: Verdane Capital has acquired a majority stake in Nordic e-commerce pioneer Eleven AB. Eleven is one of Scandinavia's leading online beauty shops, with a variety of beauty products for makeup, perfume, skin care and hair care.
buyer: Verdane Capital
Verdane funds provide flexible growth capital to fast-growing software, consumer internet, energy or high-technology industry businesses in Northern Europe, through both minority and majority investments in individual companies and portfolios. "
target: eleven AB
Eleven AB is an online retailer of high quality beauty products for both women and men. Eleven is one of Scandinavia's leading online beauty shops, with operations in Sweden, Finland, and Norway. They sell a variety of beauty products for makeup, perfume, skin care and hair care.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$14
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

Axel Johnson Holding AB, acquired Skincity

synopsis: Axel Johnson, a company that builds and develops profitable trade and service businesses in the European market, has acquired 70 percent of the shares in Skincity, a company which sells skin care products online. With the acquisition, Axel Johnson widens its offering within beauty and strengthens its position within e-commerce.
buyer: Axel Johnson Holding AB
Axel Johnson is a family owned business that was founded in 1873. Axel Johnson builds and develops profitable trade and service businesses in the European market, with a focus on the Nordic countries. "
target: Skincity
Skincity is an e-commerce website that offers professional skincare and make-up that enhances the skin from within. Skincity only work with professional skin therapists, which have all received the CIDESCO diploma.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/4/2017 via CNW Group

McKesson Corporation, acquired Well.ca

synopsis: McKesson Canada announced the acquisition of Well.ca, bringing an offering of online commerce capabilities and a digital experience to McKesson Canada's retail assets. With over 40,000 curated products and thousands of peer reviews, Well.ca is Canada's leading online destination for health, wellness, natural and baby products.
buyer: McKesson Corporation (MCK:$214,319.00)
McKesson is the oldest and largest health care company in the U.S., with operations in more than 16 countries. McKesson's pharmaceutical distribution supply chain, health care services, and medical supplies & equipment help address the challenges health care organizations face today. "
target: Well.ca
Well.ca offers a broad selection of carefully curated, peer-reviewed health and wellness products, all available online. With over 40,000 products and Canada’s largest assortment of green & natural brands, they deliver a quick, convenient, and hassle-free shopping experience.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

IMM Private Equity, Inc., will acquire W Concept Korea Co., Ltd.

synopsis: IMM Private Equity, a leading private equity firm in Korea, will acquire a 60% stake in W Concept Korea Co., Ltd. from ISE Commerce, a leading innovator in the domestic fashion industry. W Concept Korea is a popular online fashion retailer in South Korea. The company sells a variety of Korean designer brands such as Low Classic and Jain Song.
buyer: IMM Private Equity, Inc.
IMM Private Equity is one of the leading private equity firms in Korea. The firm focused on Korea-related investment opportunities. IMM Private Equity strives to create value by investing in businesses where their capital and operational expertise can maximize their investments’ growth potential. "
target parent: ISE Commerce Company Limited
target: W Concept Korea Co., Ltd.
Established in 2008, W Concept Korea Co., Ltd. is a popular online fashion retailer in South Korea. The company sells a variety of Korean designer brands such as Low Classic and Jain Song. They also sell electronics and beauty products.
price ($mm)
$55*
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

TSG Consumer Partners LLC, acquired LuckyVitamin.com

synopsis: TSG Consumer Partners, a leading investment firm, has acquired LuckyVitamin.com from GNC Holdings, a leading global specialty retailer of health and wellness products. LuckyVitamin.com is a leading global online retailer of health and wellness products, herbal supplements, sports nutrition and health foods.
buyer: TSG Consumer Partners LLC
TSG Consumer Partners LLC is an investment firm with approximately $5 billion in equity capital under management, focused on the branded consumer sector. TSG is an active investor in the food, beverage, restaurant, beauty, personal care, household and apparel & accessories, and ecommerce sectors. "
target parent: GNC Holdings, Inc.
target: LuckyVitamin.com
LuckyVitamin.com is a leading global online retailer of health and wellness products, herbal supplements, sports nutrition and health foods. Striving to bring good health to the masses, LuckyVitamin.com offers premium quality products at an exceptional value.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/23/2017 via Financial Times

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired RY.com.au

synopsis: The Hut Group, one of the world’s largest online Health & Beauty retailers, has acquired RY.com.au, Australia’s largest online haircare, skincare and cosmetics retailer. RY.com.au provides fast, friendly service and offers top quality products at discounted prices. RY has shipped over 1 million orders to more than 1 million happy customers.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
The Hut Group (THG) is a nimble giant with a start-up culture. THG is fast becoming the most influential online retail organisation. It operates over 140 highly profitable websites retailing premium, non-perishable FMCG products direct to consumers across the fast growing Health & Beauty markets. "
target: RY.com.au
Established in 2005, RY.com.au is Australia’s largest online haircare, skincare and cosmetics retailer. RY.com.au has become synonymous with fast, friendly service and top quality products offered at discounted prices. RY.com.au has shipped over 1 million orders to more than 1 million customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/14/2017 via Company Press Release

The Hut Group Ltd., acquired GLOSSYBOX

synopsis: The Hut Group (“THG”), one of the world’s largest online Health & Beauty retailers and brand owners, announces the acquisition of GLOSSYBOX, from majority shareholders Rocket Internet and Kinnevik Online. GLOSSYBOX, founded in 2011 in Berlin, is Europe’s number one provider of beauty box subscription services.
buyer: The Hut Group Ltd. (LSE:THG:$1,552.03)
The Hut Group (THG) is a nimble giant with a start-up culture. THG is fast becoming the most influential online retail organisation. It operates over 140 highly profitable websites retailing premium, non-perishable FMCG products direct to consumers across the fast growing Health & Beauty markets. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: GLOSSYBOX
GLOSSYBOX is Europe’s number 1 provider of beauty box subscription services. It developed from a marketing distribution tool for beauty brands towards a holistic beauty advisor. With its strong brand, GLOSSYBOX has created an independent platform connecting beauty enthusiasts, brands & influencers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/1/2017 via BusinessWire

Coty Inc., acquired Younique

synopsis: Coty Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of a 60% stake in Younique, a leading online peer-to-peer social selling platform in beauty. In this new partnership, Younique’s Founders continue to own the remaining 40%.
buyer: Coty Inc. (COTY:$5,403.20)
Coty is one of the world’s largest beauty companies with approximately $9 billion in revenue, with a purpose to celebrate and liberate the diversity of consumers’ beauty. Its strong entrepreneurial heritage has created an iconic portfolio of leading beauty brands. "
target: Younique
Younique is a disruptive, peer-to-peer e-commerce platform that enables its community of independent presenters to leverage social media to market and distribute Younique’s line of innovative beauty products.
price ($mm)
$600*
rev ($mm)
$400
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/20/2016 via Reuters

Qingdao Kingking Applied Chemistry Co., Ltd., will acquire UCO.com

synopsis: Qingdao Kingking Applied Chemistry Co., Ltd. announced that they plan to buy a 63 percent stake in UCO.com, the leading eCommerce distributor & retailer for international cosmetics brands in China. UCO carries 30+ brands and operate close to 20 online shops on Tmall, other leading Chinese B2C platforms, and official direct-to-consumer brand sites.
buyer: Qingdao Kingking Applied Chemistry Co., Ltd. (SZSE:002094:$305.47)
Qingdao Kingking Applied Chemistry Co., Ltd. is a China-based company mainly engaged in the cosmetics and candles business. They are involved in the research, development, production and sales of cosmetics. They also provide candles and related products within domestic and oversea markets. "
target: UCO.com
UCO.com is the leading eCommerce distributor & retailer for international cosmetics brands in China. UCO carries 30+ brands and operate close to 20 online shops on Tmall, other leading Chinese B2C platforms, as well as official direct-to-consumer brand sites.
price ($mm)
$101*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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Ticker: LSE:THG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Hut Group Ltd.
The Hut Group Ltd.
THG, based in England, has grown from a start-up business to a global digital commerce group, fast becoming one of the world’s leading beauty and wellbeing online retail organizations. Founded by Matthew Moulding in 2004, THG operates more than 160 websites that sell products across 140 markets.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,552.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$75.46
EBIT ($mm)
$10.25
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7000
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Ticker: TSE:8005
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Scroll Corporation
Scroll Corporation
Scroll Corporation is a Japanese company that is primarily engaged in internet shopping sites and printed shopping catalogs. Their catalogs focus on fashion apparel. They operate a variety of shopping sites that offer cosmetics, brand named bags and accessories, kitchen goods, and furniture.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$531.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.32
EBIT ($mm)
$12.95
Net Income ($mm)
$6.38
Employees
621
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Ticker: OM:QLRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qliro Group
Qliro Group
Qliro Group is a leading e-commerce group in the Nordic region, and its operations constitute a leading Nordic e-commerce platform with attractive payment solutions. Qliro Group’s platform is used by more than 1,200 merchants, has around 250 million visits annually.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$505.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($6.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
910
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Ticker: TSE:3660
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Istyle Inc
Istyle Inc
istyle is an online portal that offers individuals with a portfolio of cosmetics and beauty-focused products and media content. It also provides Internet advertising/marketing services. istyle Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$153.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$20.48
EBIT ($mm)
$13.99
Net Income ($mm)
$10.09
Employees
532
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALPHS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pharmasimple SA
Pharmasimple SA
Pharmasimple is an online drugstore in Belgium. Pharmasimple provides pharmaceutical, beauty, and hygiene products at low prices. Their catalog of products include facial creams, protein drinks, alternative medicines, vitamins, deodorants, toothpaste, makeup, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$20.78
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.28)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.62)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
25
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Ticker: WSCU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Liberator, Inc.
WES Consulting, Inc. is the owner of Liberator.com and the Liberator brand, a leading provider of sexual health and wellness products.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$11.08
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.37)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.62)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
108
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Ticker: XTRA:ZAL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zalando SE
Zalando is Europe's leading online fashion platform- offering a broad assortment of fashion for men, women and children. We carry over 1.500 brands and over 150.000 product choices for over 17 million customers in 15 countries.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$8,323.59
EBITDA ($mm)
$310.99
EBIT ($mm)
$209.21
Net Income ($mm)
$127.22
Employees
13744
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Ticker: AIM:BOO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boohoo.com
Boohoo.com
Boohoo.com is one of the fastest growing international etailers and has quickly evolved into a global fashion leader of its generation. Combining cutting-edge style with an affordable price tag, they design, source and market to 16-28 year olds worldwide.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$928.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$82.19
EBIT ($mm)
$69.46
Net Income ($mm)
$44.06
Employees
2126
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Ticker: ENXTPA:SRP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Showroomprive.com SARL
Showroomprive.com SARL
Showroomprive.com, SARL is an online fashion retailer, based in France. At the crossroads of fashion and innovation, Showroomprive.com offers daily to its members in France but also in eight other European countries, exclusive sales events on big brands up to 70% off.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$579.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.52
EBIT ($mm)
$9.59
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1000
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Ticker: OM:BOOZT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boozt AB
Boozt AB
Sweden-based Boozt is a Nordic technology company selling fashion and beauty online. They offer customers a curated and contemporary selection of brands, relevant to a variety of lifestyles, mainly through their multi-brand webstore Boozt.com.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$322.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.35
EBIT ($mm)
$7.44
Net Income ($mm)
$4.39
Employees
359
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Ticker: AIM:MYSL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MySale
MySale
MySale is a leading international online retailer with established online flash sales and retail websites in Australia, New Zealand, South-East Asia and the United Kingdom. Founded in 2007, the Group provides customers with access to outstanding brands and products at discounted prices.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$186.67
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
471
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Ticker: CPH:SMART
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SmartGuy Group A/S
SmartGuy Group A/S
SmartGuy is a European online retailer of fashion apparel with a leading position in the Nordic region achieved through an unremitting commitment to profitable growth.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$80.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.73
EBIT ($mm)
($0.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:3558
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LOCONDO.jp
LOCONDO.jp
Established in 2010, LOCONDO.jp is a Japanese e-commerce site offering a wide variety of fashion products. LOCONDO.jp offers popular fashion products for girls, boys, women, and men. Their products include shoes, shirts, bags, wallets, underwear, accessories, and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$79.67
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.75
EBIT ($mm)
($0.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
157
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Ticker: CPSE:STYLE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Stylepit A/S
Stylepit operates the e-commerce business STYLEPIT which is a European supplier of fashion clothes on the internet with a leading position in the Nordic region.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$64.18
EBITDA ($mm)
($8.79)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
24
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Ticker: TSE:3665
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Enigmo
Enigmo
Enigmo operates BUYMA, Japan’s largest social fashion website. Since launching in February 2005, BUYMA has evolved into one of the main destinations for fashion e-commerce in Japan.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$39.18
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.66
EBIT ($mm)
$14.07
Net Income ($mm)
$5.18
Employees
77
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